Master of Architecture (Research)
Course summary for local students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Architecture (Research)|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
|Level||Higher Degree Research|
|CRICOS course code||070375M|
|Deakin course code||S800|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.|
Deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the field of architecture through independent, sustained and academically-supervised research.
Undertake a research investigation in architecture and develop advanced skills in critical thinking, analysis and research methodologies under the supervision of internationally-recognised research staff. You’ll produce a written thesis of approximately 60,000-80,000 words.
The School of Architecture and Built Environment specialises in socio-cultural ecology, tectonic ecology and construction ecology themes. You can choose topics from areas including architectural history and theory, environmental building science, professional practice and parametric modelling.
When applying, contact the School for guidance on developing research proposals.
Course Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes (DGLO)
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1. Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities: appropriate to the level of study related to a discipline or profession.
3. Digital literacy: using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.
6. Self-management: working and learning independently, and taking responsibility for personal actions.
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4. Critical thinking: evaluating information using critical and analytical thinking and judgment.
5. Problem solving: creating solutions to authentic (real world and ill-defined) problems.
7. Teamwork: working and learning with others from different disciplines and backgrounds.
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2. Communication: using oral, written and interpersonal communication to inform, motivate and effect change.
8. Global citizenship: engaging ethically and productively in the professional context and with diverse communities and cultures in a global context.
Approved by Faculty Board 14 July 2016
Entry requirements - general
Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.
How to apply
Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.